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Ways to Celebrate Earth Day at Home During COVID-19

by Angelique Platas

Apr 22, 2020

Photo: Monkey Business Images | Dreamstime.com

Travel Tips

Celebrate Earth Day all day, month or year long with these easy conservation steps:


Turn the Faucet Off While Brushing Your Teeth

Honestly, you don’t need your faucet running nearly as often as you think you do. Yes, when washing hands and dishes to scrub and rinse, but while lathering up your face and hands for washing, preparing your toothbrush with toothpaste and while actually brushing your teeth — you do not need the water running.


Typically, we let the water run out of habit, forgetfulness or the comfort of the sound, but the majority of running water is actually wasted. The average person wastes three gallons of water a year just brushing their teeth — multiply that by person in each household, or just read the stats.


Go Part-Time Vegetarian

Few things are more detrimental to the environment than meat production, but it can be difficult to relearn what to eat, cook and shop for overnight. Try being a part-time vegetarian, cutting out meat products when you can, swapping out meat proteins for beans, meat replacements and whole grains. Check out some recipes here and plan a few vegetarian meals, or enlist the help of subscription services, vegetarian takeout and other plant-based options near you.

Making breakfast with the kids. Photo: Monkey Business Images – Dreamstime.com


While easy and obvious, you’d be surprised to know many people don’t recycle. Collect your glass, plastic, aluminum and paper waste and do your best to recycle responsibly.


Swap out Plastics

Something we’ve all been trying to accomplish for years, swapping out plastics and single-use items for environmentally friendly products can be a gamechanger for the environment and your wallet.


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Family Fun in Interlaken, Switzerland

Bordered by lakes and surrounded by Alpine peaks, Interlaken is the perfect base for family travel in Switzerland. The pretty resort town is filled with activities and surrounded by railways, cable cars and funiculars waiting to take your family into the high Alps. Here are some fun activities and adventures to experience while in Interlaken with the whole family.

United Aviate Academy Takes Off

United Airlines officially became the only major U.S. airline to own a flight training school with the opening of United Aviate Academy on Jan. 27. The moment was made even more historic with its inaugural class, which is 80 percent women and people of color.

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3 Tropical Father’s Day Trips

What could be a better Father’s Day gift than giving the gift of family travel? Here are some tropical resorts perfect for the ultimate tropical Father’s Day trips.

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All-Inclusive by Marriott Bonvoy Partners with CAMP at Westin Reserva Conchal

All-Inclusive by Marriott Bonvoy recently partnered with innovative family experience company CAMP to craft an exclusive journey for kids at The Westin Reserva Conchal, an All-Inclusive Golf Resort & Spa — perfect for your summer family travel! Available July 6–10, the family-friendly package merges physical, cultural and creative activities, inspired by Westin’s Six Pillars of Well-Being. This is CAMP’s first international activation.

Take the Family Vacation of a Lifetime to Alaska with Celebrity Cruises

Embark on a family journey through The Last Frontier with Celebrity Cruises® and experience an unforgettable luxury vacation in the untouched natural beauty of Alaska. The breathtaking landscape of this pristine wilderness sets the stage for every memorable moment from up-close, awe-inspiring views of glaciers to observing native wildlife, including whales, bears, bald eagles, and moose. This corner of the world offers not only spectacular scenery, but also opportunities to learn about the history and culture of Alaska — from the native people who’ve lived here for centuries to the adventurers seeking their fortunes during the gold rush. No matter which sailing you choose, you’ll journey through the ever-popular Inside Passage — one of the most popular experiences on any Alaska vacation — and visit Hubbard Glacier or Endicott Arm and Dawes Glacier.

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Emirates Announces Plans to Join Metaverse with Unique Experiences

Emirates has always sat at the forefront of customer service and innovation, and now they are marrying the two with plans to introduce non-fungible tokens and digital experiences for both airline passengers, especially family travelers, and employees.